Zen Mind, Beginners Mind

When you do something, you should burn yourself up completely, like a good bonfire, leaving no trace of yourself.

Shunryu Suzuki
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I’m far away and I can’t see your smile but I can hear it. I can almost touch it. The sound of your smile gives me serenity and ecstasy. Out of town, out of mind, out of sight but never out of love.
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I gotta come clean

Rarely am I cool or collected

in your presence

hardly scared

always anxious

never have I seen a lion

cower from a mouse

our silence

is louder than any words

we can muster

Talking only

to hide

how much we are thinking

playing hundreds of outcomes

in our heads

rewriting a script

that was never once

acted out

fear of failure

is second only to

fear of trying

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meet me
in the preface
of my sin-journey

raising questions
liquidating my soul …
give me your shadow … and your exotic self

give me something
to write to my demons … for

i dance to …

the legacy
of your love … so erotic

the wildness
of your…


A beautiful and colorful variety of mushrooms on my hike.

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Love makes you want to be a better man. But maybe love, real love, also gives you permission to just be the man you are.
Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl (via saetern)

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When was the last time anyone ever told you how important you are?
Maya Angelou (via mehfil)

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